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Inflicting, involving, or serving as punishment
“… a chastening hour spent cleaning floors should discourage them from further pranks.”
Present participle for to inflict a penalty on for a fault or crime
“… chastened the child with five minutes of sitting in the corner.”
Present participle for to punish (in order to bring about improvement in behavior, attitude, etc)
“No doubt the school will feel suitably chastened by her absence.”
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